The SMG Fast Track Learning Episodes​​

Level One: Just Getting Started? Check out Episodes 1-4 That will guide Teachers and Students from Registration, Classroom Management, Startup Lessons and the Rules of The Stock Market Game. 

 Episode #1  SMG Registration As Easy As 1-2-3


                         SMG As Easy As 1-2-3.docx

         SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode 1 Registration .pptx

Episode #2   Start Here Teacher Support Center



         SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #2 Start Here TSC.pptx

Episode #3  Target Lessons Before , During & After SMG


        SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #3 Target Lessons Before, During & After SMG.pptx

Episode #4  SMG Know The Rules


         SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #4 SMG Know The Rules.pptx

Level Two: Ready to start Research & Trading? Teachers & Students learn the basics of Fundamental & Technical Stock Analysis, understanding the Team Portfolio and how to execute your first Trades. 

Episode #5 Student Introduction to Research


               SMG Fundamental Analysis Chart .docx

                 SMG Technical Analysis Chart .docx

         SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #5 Student Introduction to Research.pptx

Episode #6 Team Portfolio Pages Navigation & Understanding 


          SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #6 Team Portfolio Navigation & Understanding .pptx

Episode #7 Let's Trade Today! 



         Chris Anderson's Buy What You Know! .docx

                    Pick 5 Buy What You Know.docx

​                  SMG March Madness 2017 (2).pdf

          SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #7 Let's Trade Today!.pptx

Level Three: Ready to go above & beyond!  Teachers & Students will Win with Diversification, Weekly Team and Market analysis and participate in the InvestWrite Essay Competition, Invest It Forward and The Capitol Hill Challenge.

Episode #8 Winning With Diversification


       Mutual Fund & ETF Breakdown Comparison.docx

                    SMG Fall:Spring Portfolio Builder.docx

           SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #8 Winning With Diversification.pptx

Episode #9 Rankings & Weekly  Team Analysis


             SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #9 Rankings & Weekly Team Analysis.pptx

Episode #10 Connections to InvestWrite, Invest It Forward 

​                        & Capitol Hill Challenge 

             SMG Classroom Fast Track Episode #10 Connections to Invest It Forward, InvestWrite & Capitol Hill Challenge.pptx

                       The Fast Track Album Collection! 


Please see Chris Anderson's Fast Track Episodes ! 

"Creating Young Investors, One at a Time”


​​The SIFMA Foundation proudly brings Financial Literacy to the technological forefront with the Stock Market Game connecting students with the Global Economy.​​​

             Help & Support 
                Jim Ford 

  CO,FL,ME,NH SMG Coordinator

*My goal of this web site is to excite you and make it easier to bring the SMG programs to your students. 
*Assisting you with registering your school or classes with The Stock Market Game (SMG) 
*Help you navigate through the SMG web-site
* Inform you of the free lessons and webinars available to you after you register
*Share with you my favorite websites and other resources.
*Be available to you and available to visit your class throughout your Stock Market Game experience.


                        Colorado SMG Awards 

                                     Charles Schwab

                      Lone Tree, Colorado  May 8, 2019

                    Florida North SMG Awards

        Rosen College of Hospitality Management

                 Orlando, Florida May 14, 2019

The #InvestItForward volunteers from @EdwardJones @MarshGlobal & @RaymondJames inspired teachers and students alike at the Florida South #SMGAwards2019 hosted by @FloridaAtlantic. Better than our words are those of one of our teachers [😀]

Welcome to Wicked Smart Investments!       

      Getting Started with SMG! 


       Colorado, Florida, Maine, 

       New Hampshire 2019-2020

               Register Today! 

Teaching Investing

  Join in The SMG Learning!!! 

           CO, FL, ME, NH​​

            Year-Long Competitive 

  September 16, 2019 - April 10, 2020

  Year-Long Diversification Challenge

      October 15 - April 10, 2020

         Teachers Mid- Year Prep

    January 6, 2020 - January 24, 2020

       Spring 10 Week Competitive 

    February 3, 2020 - April 10, 2020

             Spring Enrichment 1 

     February 24 - May 15, 2020

​             Spring Enrichment 2

          March 17 - June 5, 2020

             Spring Enrichment 3

           April 14 - June 5, 2020

SMG Programs

Top Sites for Stocks, ETF's, Mutual Funds and Bonds Research! 


                         New Hampshire SMG Awards

                                  Fidelity Investments

               Merrimack, New Hampshire May 20, 2019

Webinar Topics and Schedule for Winter-Spring 2020

Download Link to Schedule here!   2020 Winter and Spring Webinar Schedule.pdf


                     Florida South SMG Awards

                          Florida Atlantic University

                    Boca Raton, Florida May 15, 2019

                                               Maine SMG Awards

                                       University of Southern Maine

                                       Portland, Maine May 22, 2019

                                Awards Video Thanks to Garry Harriman



2019 Recorded Webinars 

Fall New! 

Handling Market Volatility


Winning with Diversification


Weekly Portfolio Analysis


​Handling market Volatility


Winning with Diversification 


Winning with Diversification



Handling Market Volatility



Weekly Team Portfolio Analysis

Basic Company Research

SMG Just The Basics


Markets Had You Down